The fruit flies are known for genetic studies of chromosomes, but unfortunately also because infest various processing industries.
Their names are in fact in many ways: ‘fruit flies’ or ‘vinegar’ or ‘wine’ or ‘must’, depending on the substances attached.
The adults are tiny flies about 3 mm, with large red eyes. The larvae, conical in shape as in the other Diptera, develop on the surface of the materials in fermentation.
The cycle lasts 15 days under optimal conditions, and you can have up to 20 generations in a year.
The adult is attracted by the light.